How much does a Security Systems Engineer make in the United States? The average Security Systems Engineer salary in the United States is $83,980 as of September 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $75,291 and $93,765. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Security Systems Engineer ?

Security engineering is a specialized field of engineering that focuses on the security aspects in the design of systems that need to be able to deal robustly with possible sources of disruption, ranging from natural disasters to malicious acts. It is similar to other systems engineering activities in that its primary motivation is to support the delivery of engineering solutions that satisfy pre-defined functional and user requirements, but it has the added dimension of preventing misuse and malicious behavior. Those constraints and restrictions are often asserted as a security policy. In on...

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Boeing Defense, Space and Security is seeking an experienced Senior System Engineer to support efforts requiring full System Engineering lifecycle expertise for complex real-time system. The position ...
Boeing - 1 day ago
RTX - Dulles , VA
RTX needs a Systems Engineer who brings space systems leadership, engineering, capture, and ... Security Clearance as of Day 1 of Employment * Active TS clearance Desired Skills: * Exposure in ...
Raytheon - 1 day ago
BOEING - Herndon , VA
Security Clearance. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is ... systems engineering Desired Qualifications: * Knowledge of (electronic interfaces, equipment ...
Boeing - 6 days ago
... Security Clearance • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal • Must ... Must have a Bachelors' Degree (Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering and/or Physics ...
Raytheon - 5 days ago
CyberCoders - Ashburn , VA
We can regularly be found providing security solutions at our border checkpoints, airports, seaports, and military bases. What You Will Be Doing As a sr. systems engineer, you will be responsible for ...
CyberCoders, Inc - Today
We have an IMMEDIATE NEED for a Security Systems Engineer to provide mission critical system support to our customer. Candidates should have direct hands on experience with Networking Administration ...
Appcast Agency - 26 days ago

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